#Golf

.Tokyo, Japan
This year's Olympic golf boasts of champion names. (Photo credit: Representational/Pixabay)

  • Despite the COVID-enforced late withdrawals the line-up remains studded with major winners
  • McIlroy could ease those seven years of hurt by picking up an Olympic gold
  • Hovland is a member of the outstanding so-called college "Class of 2019"

Seamus Power has won the Barbasol Championship. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @Seamuspower)

  • The 34-year-old Irishman's best prior tour showing had been a share of fifth
  • World number 210 Power and 108th-ranked Poston each finished 72 holes on 21-under par 267
  • Poston missed his chip and made bogey while Power two-putted for the title

.Kent, WA, USA
He is the eighth golfer ever to win two majors before the age of 25. (Photo credit: Twitter/@TheOpen)

  • Collin Morikawa is an American professional golfer 
  • Morikawa made his debut as a professional at the 2019 RBC Canadian Open
  • He is the first men golfer in history to win his debut at two separate major events

.London, UK
Collin Morikawa was playing his first British Open. (Photo Credit: Twitter/Collin Morikawa)

  • Collin Morikawa won by two shots from compatriot Jordan Spieth
  • He became the first player to win two different majors on debut
  • Morikawa had also won the 2020 US PGA championship

Donald Trump is not happy with the organisers of The Open Championship. (AP/PTI File Photo)

  • The 2021 Open Championship golf tournament teed off on July 14 at Royal St. George's Golf Club
  • Trump said that his Scottish golf course was not chosen because of his "false reputation"
  • Many businesses have stopped doing business with Trump after the US Capitol riots on January 6

.Sandwich, UK
South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen in action during the Open Championship. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Oosthuizen's second dropped shot of the week reduced his advantage to one stroke
  • Spieth, by contrast, got off to a flier with a birdie at the second
  • Pre-tournament favourite Jon Rahm was two-under for the day with one hole to play

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Tokyo Olympics will start on July 23. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • The US announced a team of 613 athletes for the Tokyo Olympics
  • China reportedly plans to send a 777-member delegation
  • The Tokyo Olympics will start on July 23

.Kent, UK
Louis Oosthuizen has been left frustrated so far this year. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@TheOpen)

  • The 149th British Open Championship got underway on Thursday
  • Louis Oosthuizen leads the charts after the first round
  • "The perfect round I could have played," said Oosthuizen

.St Andrews, UK
For golf purists, there is only one ‘The Open’. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@TheOpen)

  • The Open is a golf major which was first played in 1860
  • "Naturally, there’s only one ‘The Open’," Norther Ireland golfer Graeme McDowell says
  • Tony Jacklin says people could call it 'The British Open' in his day and "wouldn’t get a thousand bloody letters" 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Ishant Sharma will be leading India's pace attack against England. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Ishant Sharma posted pictures of him playing golf on Instagram
  • Former cricketer Yuvraj Singh poked fun at Ishant writing, “Lambu ji khul ke maar’
  • Ishant will be leading the Indian pace attack in the upcoming Test series against England